Dissecting win percentage for pitchers

Updated: February 23, 2012, 10:23 AM ET
By AJ Mass | ESPN.com

Long before Charlie Sheen ruined the word, most fantasy owners had already grown tired of starting pitchers being measured in terms of the one category that they had the least control over: winning.

Too many other factors go into whether a pitcher ultimately ends up with a W at the end of his pitching day, not the least of which is whether his lineup can score enough to make the starter's efforts bear fruit.

For instance, is it really Tim Lincecum's fault that he went 0-5 with ...

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